Texas Senate, District 15

Texas Senate, District 15

District 15 of the Texas Senate is a senatorial district that currently serves a portion of Harris county in the U.S. state of Texas. The current Senator from District 15 is John Whitmire.

Election history

Election history of District 15 from 1992. [Uncontested primary elections are not shown.]

Most recent election

2006

Election box begin
title=Texas general election, 2006: Senate District 15 [cite web | url = http://elections.sos.state.tx.us/elchist.exe | title = 2006 General Election | accessdate = 2007-01-04 | publisher = Office of the Secretary of State (Texas)]
Election box candidate with party link
party= Republican Party (US)
candidate = Angel DeLaRosa
votes = 33,396
percentage = 36.99
change = -2.64
Election box candidate with party link
party= Democratic Party (US)
candidate = John Whitmire
votes = 56,884
percentage = 63.01
change = +2.64
Election box majority
votes = 23,488
percentage = 26.02
change = +5.28
Election box turnout
votes = 90,280
percentage =
change = -12.74
Election box hold with party link no swing
winner = Democratic Party (US)

Previous elections

2002

Election box begin
title=Texas general election, 2002: Senate District 15 [cite web | url = http://elections.sos.state.tx.us/elchist.exe | title = 2002 General Election | accessdate = 2006-12-19 | publisher = Office of the Secretary of State (Texas)]
Election box candidate with party link
party= Republican Party (US)
candidate = Michael P. Wolfe
votes = 41,003
percentage = 39.63
change = +4.69
Election box candidate with party link
party= Democratic Party (US)
candidate = John Whitmire
votes = 62,458
percentage = 60.37
change = -4.69
Election box majority
votes = 21,455
percentage = 20.71
change = -9.38
Election box turnout
votes = 103,461
percentage =
change = -29.76
Election box hold with party link no swing
winner = Democratic Party (US)
Election box begin no party
title=Republican Party Primary Election, 2002: Senate District 15 [cite web | url = http://elections.sos.state.tx.us/elchist.exe | title = 2002 Republican Party Primary Election | accessdate = 2006-12-19 | publisher = Office of the Secretary of State (Texas)]
Election box candidate no party with winner
winner =
candidate = Sam Texas
votes = 1,698
percentage = 16.96
change =
Election box candidate no party with winner
winner = ✓
candidate = Michael P. Wolfe
votes = 8,314
percentage = 83.04
change =
Election box turnout no party
votes = 12,713
percentage =
change =

2000

Election box begin
title=Texas general election, 2000: Senate District 15 [cite web | url = http://elections.sos.state.tx.us/elchist.exe | title = 2000 General Election | accessdate = 2006-12-19 | publisher = Office of the Secretary of State (Texas)]
Election box candidate with party link
party= Republican Party (US)
candidate = Warren A. Lawless
votes = 51,465
percentage = 34.94
change = -3.01
Election box candidate with party link
party= Democratic Party (US)
candidate = John Whitmire
votes = 95,826
percentage = 65.06
change = +3.01
Election box majority
votes = 44,361
percentage = 30.12
change = +6.02
Election box turnout
votes = 147,291
percentage =
change = +12.65
Election box hold with party link no swing
winner = Democratic Party (US)

1996

Election box begin
title=Texas general election, 1996: Senate District 15 [cite web | url = http://elections.sos.state.tx.us/elchist.exe | title = 1996 General Election | accessdate = 2006-12-19 | publisher = Office of the Secretary of State (Texas)]
Election box candidate with party link
party= Republican Party (US)
candidate = Tom Kelly
votes = 49,619
percentage = 37.95
change = +37.95
Election box candidate with party link
party= Democratic Party (US)
candidate = John Whitmire
votes = 81,134
percentage = 62.05
change = -37.95
Election box majority
votes = 31,515
percentage = 24.10
change = -75.90
Election box turnout
votes = 130,753
percentage =
change = +97.09
Election box hold with party link no swing
winner = Democratic Party (US)
Election box begin no party
title=Republican Party Primary Election, 1992: Senate District 15 [cite web | url = http://elections.sos.state.tx.us/elchist.exe | title = 1992 Republican Party Primary Election | accessdate = 2006-12-19 | publisher = Office of the Secretary of State (Texas)]
Election box candidate no party with winner
winner = ✓
candidate = Tom Kelly
votes = 8,608
percentage = 67.71
change =
Election box candidate no party with winner
winner =
candidate = David D. Schein
votes = 4,105
percentage = 32.29
change =
Election box turnout no party
votes = 12,713
percentage =
change =

1994

Election box begin
title=Texas general election, 1994: Senate District 15 [cite web | url = http://elections.sos.state.tx.us/elchist.exe | title = 1994 General Election | accessdate = 2006-12-18 | publisher = Office of the Secretary of State (Texas)]
Election box candidate with party link
party= Democratic Party (US)
candidate = John Whitmire
votes = 66,341
percentage = 100.00
change = +30.12
Election box majority
votes = 66,341
percentage = 100.00
change = +55.79
Election box turnout
votes = 66,341
percentage =
change = -33.62
Election box hold with party link no swing
winner = Democratic Party (US)

1992

Election box begin
title=Texas general election, 1992: Senate District 15 [cite web | url = http://elections.sos.state.tx.us/elchist.exe | title = 1992 General Election | accessdate = 2006-12-19 | publisher = Office of the Secretary of State (Texas)]
Election box candidate with party link
party= Democratic Party (US)
candidate = John Whitmire
votes = 69,844
percentage = 69.88
change =
Election box candidate with party link
party= Republican Party (US)
candidate = Thomas V. Kelly
votes = 25,660
percentage = 25.67
change =
Election box candidate with party link
party= Libertarian Party (US)
candidate = George Hollenback
votes = 4,438
percentage = 4.44
change =
Election box majority
votes = 44,184
percentage = 44.21
change =
Election box turnout
votes = 99,942
percentage =
change =
Election box hold with party link no swing
winner = Democratic Party (US)
Election box begin no party
title=Democratic Party Primary Runoff Election, 1992: Senate District 15 [cite web | url = http://elections.sos.state.tx.us/elchist.exe | title = 1992 Democratic Party Primary Runoff Election | accessdate = 2006-12-19 | publisher = Office of the Secretary of State (Texas)]
Election box candidate no party with winner
winner =
candidate = Roman O. Martinez
votes = 15,390
percentage = 47.61
change =
Election box candidate no party with winner
winner = ✓
candidate = John Whitmire
votes = 16,938
percentage = 52.39
change =
Election box turnout no party
votes = 32,328
percentage =
change =
Election box begin no party
title=Democratic Party Primary Election, 1992: Senate District 15 [cite web | url = http://elections.sos.state.tx.us/elchist.exe | title = 1992 Democratic Party Primary Election | accessdate = 2006-12-19 | publisher = Office of the Secretary of State (Texas)]
Election box candidate no party with winner
winner =
candidate = David Alley
votes = 1,587
percentage = 4.97
change =
Election box candidate no party with winner
winner = ✓
candidate = Roman O. Martinez
votes = 15,575
percentage = 48.87
change =
Election box candidate no party with winner
winner = ✓
candidate = John Whitmire
votes = 14,707
percentage = 46.14
change =
Election box turnout no party
votes = 31,869
percentage =
change =

District officeholders

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